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CS/HB 783: Soil and Water Conservation Districts

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Truenow ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Maggard

Soil and Water Conservation Districts; Requires mandatory public meetings for supervisors of soil & water conservation districts; provides for automatic dissolution of soil & water conservation districts under certain conditions; provides for transfer of assets & liabilities of such districts to DACS; exempts automatic dissolutions from specified provisions; dissolves Baker & Martin County Soil & Water Conservation Districts & transfers assets & liabilities to DACS.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/8/2022 House - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/SB 1078
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/30/2021 House • Filed
    12/13/2021 House • Referred to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
    • Referred to State Affairs Committee
    • Now in Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
    1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    2/10/2022 House • Added to Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee agenda
    2/14/2022 House • Favorable by Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
    • Reported out of Local Administration & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
    • Now in State Affairs Committee
    2/27/2022 House • PCS added to State Affairs Committee agenda
    2/28/2022 House • Favorable with CS by State Affairs Committee
    • Reported out of State Affairs Committee
    3/1/2022 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
    • CS Filed
    • 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
    3/3/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Added to Second Reading Calendar
    3/8/2022 House • Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/SB 1078

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  • CS/HB 783, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2022 at 8:21 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1078 (er) Soil and Water Conservation Districts Hutson Compare Last Action: 3/9/2022 S Ordered enrolled -SJ 761

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    582.195 Page 1 (pdf)
    582.295 Page 2 (pdf)

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  • HB 783, Original Filed Version Posted 11/30/2021 at 4:18 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Local Administration and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/17/2022 (pdf)
    State Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/28/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1078 (c2) Soil and Water Conservation Districts Hutson Compare Last Action: 3/9/2022 S Ordered enrolled -SJ 761

    Citations - Statutes (29)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    120.52 Definitions. Page 5 (pdf)
    189.0695 Independent special districts; performance reviews. Page 6 (pdf)
    259.032 Conservation and recreation lands. Page 7 (pdf)
    259.036 Management review teams. Page 10 (pdf)
    373.1391 Management of real property. Page 11 (pdf)
    373.1401 Management of lands of water management districts. Page 12 (pdf)
    373.591 Management review teams. Page 12 (pdf)
    403.067 Establishment and implementation of total maximum daily loads. Page 13 (pdf)
    570.66 Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; water policy. Page 23 (pdf)
    570.921 Environmental Stewardship Certification Program. Page 24 (pdf)
    582.01 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.02 Legislative policy and findings; purpose of districts. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.055 Powers and duties of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services; rules. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.06 Soil and Water Conservation Council; powers and duties. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.10 Creation of soil and water conservation districts. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.11 Hearing upon question of creation; notice, etc. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.12 Referendum for creation. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.13 Expenses of referendum. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.14 Results of referendum; publication, etc. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.15 Organization of district, etc. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.16 Change of district boundaries. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.18 Election of supervisors of each district. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.19 Qualifications and tenure of supervisors. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.20 Powers of districts and supervisors. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.28 Cooperation between districts. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.29 State agencies to cooperate. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.30 Discontinuance of districts; referendum; commissioner’s authority. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.31 Certification of results of referendum; dissolution. Page 1 (pdf)
    582.32 Effect of dissolution. Page 1 (pdf)

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